Cheesy Wild Rice Casserole is a perfect family dinner option for a cool fall evening. This chicken and wild rice casserole is packed with sweet and savory flavors, this is a complete dinner dish that the whole family will enjoy!
1 6 oz box Uncle Ben's® Long Grain & Wild RiceOriginal or Fast Cook
1 114.5 oz can chicken broth
1 ½cupsdiced chickencooked
1 ½cupsshredded cheddar cheesedivided
3sliced cookedcrumbled bacon
Spray an 8x8 cooking dish with non-stick spray. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
Cook your chicken of choice before you assemble your casserole. This recipe isgreat for using a store bought rotisserie chicken, it tastes amazing and cutsout a lot of the work. You can also put your chicken in a crockpot to cookduring the day to speed this process up.
You also need to fry up the bacon, you can do it in the beginning or whilethe dish is baking. Cook and crumble it for the garnish.
Mix & Assemble
In the prepared baking dish, combine the Wild Rice & seasoning packet,chicken broth, cooked and diced chicken, diced apple, milk, and 1 cup ofshredded cheese. Stir gently.
Cover the baking dish with foil and bake for 30 minutes.
Then, remove foil and bake for an additional 10 minutes.
Next, top casserole with remaining ½ cup cheese and crumbled bacon. Bake an additional 5 minutes.
Serve immediately and enjoy!
This chicken and wild rice casserole is a complete dinner dish that the whole family will enjoy!